Accreditation

Accreditation

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, a middle-aged Hispanic man with glasses and a goatee.
Jan 06, 2023
The Education Department’s docket for this year includes amending regulations on accreditation, state authorization, distance education, cash management and third-party servicers. Plus, the agency plans new Title IX and gainful-employment regulations this spring.

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November 28, 2018
A coding boot camp and a liberal arts university share instructors and accreditation to create a new computer science degree, aimed at making graduates of both institutions more employable.
October 19, 2018
In lawsuit filed against Betsy DeVos, Education Corporation of America argues that it needs major financial restructuring but that campuses will have to close without federal student aid.
October 16, 2018
The private historically black institution in Georgia says it will seek a new accreditor after a federal judge rules that a regional agency can withdraw its stamp of approval, blocking access to federal financial aid.
October 1, 2018
Trump administration recommends restoring the controversial accreditor of many for-profits, citing a federal court ruling. Meanwhile, ACICS faces questions about its approval of a Danish business school's degree programs.
September 18, 2018
What students don't immediately know about a college being placed on probation won't hurt them. Will it?
September 11, 2018
An accreditor places each college of the for-profit Center for Excellence in Higher Education on probation, finding misrepresentations to students and -- at one campus -- discriminatory attitudes toward students.
September 5, 2018
Q&A with the co-editors of an anthology of essays on accreditation about new challenges for the college oversight bodies.
August 15, 2018
The role of college oversight bodies is in the spotlight as more large for-profit institutions look to reclassify as nonprofits.
July 30, 2018
Top Education Department official describes plan to "rethink" higher-education standards through new rule-making process, to be announced today, on accreditation, the credit hour standard, the faculty role online and more.
July 18, 2018
Nonprofit National University System seeks to expand into online graduate and doctoral programs by buying for-profit Northcentral University.

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